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Kings at Toronto Raptors at a glance

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is averaging 26.8 points the past six games and 22.4 per game for the season. ... DeRozan warms up before an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is averaging 26.8 points the past six games and 22.4 per game for the season. ... DeRozan warms up before an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. The Associated Press

Kings at Raptors

  • Where: Air Canada Centre
  • When: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140
  • Records: Kings 10-16, Raptors 17-11

THREE KEYS

  • 1. Early focus: Even if the Kings fail to take a big lead early, they must show they are engaged and prevent Toronto from gaining confidence with easy baskets.
  • 2. Who defends DeRozan? Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan will be a problem for the Kings, as many perimeter players have been. Ben McLemore will get the first crack at slowing DeRozan.
  • 3. Efficiency from DMC: The Kings are at their best when DeMarcus Cousins plays under control and makes the most of his scoring chances. He’s shooting 47 percent in Kings’ wins and 37 percent in losses.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Kings

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Rajon Rondo

PG

23

Ben McLemore

SG

18

Omri Casspi

SF

8

Rudy Gay

PF

15

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Raptors

No.

Player

Pos.

9

Kyle Lowry

PG

10

DeMar DeRozan

SG

3

James Johnson

SF

4

Luis Scola

PF

8

Bismack Biyombo

C

Jason Jones

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